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Pomona police shooting under investigation

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
An investigation is under way in the 500 block of Carruthers Court in Pomona following a fatal officer-involved shooting Monday, March 25, 2013.

An investigation is under way in the 500 block of Carruthers Court in Pomona following a fatal officer-involved shooting Monday, March 25, 2013. (KABC Photo)

An investigation is under way in Pomona following a fatal officer-involved shooting Monday.

The incident occured on the 500 block of Carruthers Court around 7:30 p.m.

Investigators say Pomona police officers were responding to a family disturbance, when a man holding a large kitchen knife met them.

The man allegedly refused officers orders to drop the knife and got aggressive, resulting in the shooting.

The suspect was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No one else was injured.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating the shooting.

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